Asphalt volcano in the Gulf of Mexico
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In many areas of the Gulf of Mexico asphalt seeps from the sea floor and offers a biotope for diverse organisms. Pogonophores are just some of the creatures that settle on the barren seeming asphalt. For higher resolutions and more photos please contact the Public Relations-Team at the MARUM.
MARUM MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences
, University of Bremen , Bremen - Germany
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